Modify the registry before you restart the computer to switch to AHCI instead of IDE in BIOS.
(applies only to the boot disk that already has Windows installed)
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Change the registry as described below before replacing the boot drive in BIOS from IDE to SATA AHCI.
- Close all open programs
- Start regedit
- Go to the following places in the registry:
- Change the value of the DWORD 'Home’ to value 0 (noll), in both places.
right click on the 'Start’ change the value.
- Restart your computer and change the BIOS to AHCI.